Festival at the Shiba Shinmei Shrine (Shiba Shinmei sairei no zu), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho no uchi)

「東都名所之内 芝神明祭礼之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #98.5, pls. 975-976; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, horizontal aiban #10.05; Matsuki 1939, #338

Dimensions

Horizontal aiban; 19.8 x 34.4 cm (7 13/16 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9762

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Mark of publisher Sanoya Kihei in lower right margin, cut off of this impression.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection